MD Anderson Cancer Center EHR Application Analyst - EHR Access & Revenue in Houston, Texas

The EHR Application Analyst is a primary support contact and works with the other members of the EMR team in coordinating the implementation efforts with the end users/operations stake holders. The EHR Application Analyst will be responsible for coordinating and communicating with the end users and representatives from all areas of the hospital related to their specific application.

The EHR Application Analyst should have an understanding of MD Anderson's objectives for implementing an EMR and the ability to recognize opportunities for process redesign that will help the organization maximize the benefits of the implementation.

Ideal candidate will possess in depth understanding of Front Desk operations, Patient Access, and Financial Clearance workflows along with the respective policies and procedures. Some experience in registration related billing workflows is preferred.

Implementation/ Optimization

Analysis of EPIC model content and negotiation of any user requested modifications

Populating databases for which they are the owner during the initial system build, with assistance from Epic staff

Understanding choices in application specifications

Investigating the preferred choices of the users

Analyzing data conversion needs

Preparing details of specifications as needed

Aiding trainers during user training

Input to project plan throughout the course of the implementation to insure major milestones are met and appropriate project tracking is accurate

Responding to Epic's technical questions

Understanding both the clinical and business workflows to achieve strategic outcomes for the implementation

Support/ Content Management

Modification of EPIC content as prescribed by project team

Working with users on the sharing of data, category lists, etc

Developing and documenting internal procedures

Troubleshooting problems or questions from users

Prioritizing and implementing changes requested for the system

Coordinating software updates and changes with users

Thoroughly reviewing and testing each new release and communicating needed changes to Epic before users are permitted to access the new release

Collecting information regarding potential system enhancement needs


Setting standards for naming and numbering conventions and security classifications

*In order to be adequately prepared and trained to build, test and optimize the Epic system, MDA requires that Epic certification be obtained within 120 days of completion of the assigned, required training classes. Required certifications must be maintained as assigned.*



Bachelor's degree.



Two years of Epic software/domain/workflow analysis/design/programming/project management/EHR application related experience. May substitute required education with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.